Bejo to Star in the French Film “Le Dernier Diamant”

Bérénice Bejo will be shining bright like a diamond (owner) in her next picture…

The 36-year-old Argentine actress has been cast in the French film Le Dernier Diamant, a heist film that follows an ex-con coerced into taking part in the theft of a celebrated diamond during an auction in Antwerp and who becomes entangled with the diamond’s owner.

Berenice Bejo

Bejo, who was nominated for an Academy Award for her performance in the Best Picture-winner The Artist, will portray the owner of the diamond in the Eric Barbier-directed film.

Le Dernier Diamant, which co-stars Yvan Attal, Jean-François Stévenin and Annie Cordy, will begin filming next week.

Bejo’s most recent projects include voicing the character of Mérida in the French-dubbed version of Disney’s Brave and appearing in the 2012 French comedy  Populaire.

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